Being abroad: The stuff that nobody mentions

A lot of people think living and working abroad is all fun and games. And there are definitely lots of exciting things about it, but I’m going to talk about a few things that are seldom mentioned. You may be forgotten Friends come and go, but none so easily as …

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January in review

January passed in a flurry. I am not sure if it was a good month or not. On the one hand, I actually feel like I’m starting to learn Java and Android. On the other hand, my first app has been a cluster $%^&*() and I haven’t finished the first …

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5 things I hate about Kuala Lumpur

Last time I covered the five things I love about Kuala Lumpur. It’s only fair I cover the five things I hate. Many of these things are not exclusive to KL (some are more towards the SE Asia region). Don’t get all over-dramatic, I don’t hate Malaysia. 1. The corruption …

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What it takes to be an entrepreneur: First impressions

With a lot of time learning and grinding through the beginning learning curve, I think most people wouldn’t classify this venture as an exciting start. I can’t say I feel much like entrepreneur three months into this Malaysia saga. Nonetheless, I do have some first impressions on what I think it …

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Reviewing the Singapore trip

I spent the last week in Singapore and it was a pretty good week. In general, I’m definitely not a Singapore fan. I did call it the most “sterile” country in my SEA trip last year, but of course this is after being in some really colourful places in SEA. If …

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Singapore: The first visa run

This week, I am heading to Singapore for my first visa run/business trip. I am fairly excited even though I know this is a fairly light visit. (FYI, Because I’m “roaming“, I have to do a visa run every 90 days) My goal is to start meeting a variety of …

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Christmas Eve and New Years Eve

A quick look back at the last two weeks. A Christmas Eve bonfire that started with a small group of coushsurfers. 40+ people made the trip from KL to be apart of ringing in Christmas day! A rooftop party organized by several couchsurfers to ring in the new year. What …

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